As an unprecedented stream of early voters finished having their say late last week, partisans on both sides of an equally unprecedented pool of state ballot initiatives struck out on last-gasp tours to stoke or stem support for Maryland’s quartet of controversial referenda.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Four years ago in Ohio, Penn National Gaming Inc. outspent its opposition by more than $12 million in a successful effort to kill a ballot issue that would have allowed for the building of the state’s first casino. ...Read More »
Supporters and opponents of expanding gambling in Maryland have combined to put $65.4 million into campaign accounts, according to the most recent campaign finance filing with the Maryland State Board of Elections.Read More »
Baltimore's tourism agency rose in support of Maryland's expanded gambling referendum Friday, saying that legalization of table games would make a future city casino more attractive to outsider, thus bolstering tourism.
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Spending to influence Maryland’s referendum that would expand casino gambling has exceeded $50 million, according to state campaign finance records. Proponents have retaken the lead in the money race, with MGM Resorts International Inc., which is angling to build a ...Read More »
A day after proponents of Maryland's casino gambling expansion surpassed the spending of lone dissenter Penn National Gaming Inc., the Pennsylvania-based gambling company ponied up another $4 million to stop the expansion.Read More »
Proponents of expanded gambling have for the first time moved ahead of opponents -- at least when measured by the size of their campaign accounts.Read More »